Focus and Scope

JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat contain scientific articles that focus on the field of appropriate technology and entrepreneurship

  • People
  • Local Food Security
  • Training
  • Marketing
  • Appropriate Technology
  • Design
  • Community Empowerment
  • Social Access
  • Community Service
  • Student Community Services
  • Education for Sustainable Development

Peer Review Process

At JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat, we adhere to a rigorous peer review process policy to ensure the highest quality of published articles. The following are the principles that govern our peer review process:

    1. All research articles in this journal have undergone a rigorous peer review process, based on initial screening by the editor and double-blind peer review
    2. Double-blind peer review: All manuscripts submitted to JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat undergo a strict double-blind peer review process. This means that each manuscript is independently reviewed by at least two expert reviewers who are not affiliated with the authors. The identities of both the authors and reviewers are kept confidential to ensure unbiased and objective evaluations.
    3. Expert Reviewers: Manuscripts are assigned to expert reviewers who possess significant knowledge and expertise in the relevant field. Reviewers are chosen based on their qualifications and experience to provide valuable insights and constructive feedback on the manuscript.
    4. Through Evaluation: Reviewers are expected to conduct a thorough evaluation of the manuscripts assigned to them. This includes assessing the originality, methodology, results, and significance of the research. Reviewers should provide detailed feedback, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the manuscript and suggesting improvements where necessary.
    5. Timely Reviews: We strive to maintain a reasonable timeframe for the review process. Reviewers are requested to complete their evaluations within the given deadline to ensure timely feedback for authors. Prompt reviews help facilitate the publication process and maintain the overall efficiency of JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat.
    6. Ethical Conduct: Reviewers are required to adhere to high ethical standards throughout the peer review process. This includes treating manuscripts as confidential, avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining objectivity in their assessments, and refraining from any form of plagiarism or unauthorized use of the manuscript's content.
    7. Confidentiality: Reviewers must maintain the confidentiality of the manuscripts they review and must not disclose any information or findings from the manuscript before its publication.

We greatly appreciate the valuable contributions of our reviewers in maintaining the quality and integrity of JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat. We thank you for your dedication and time in providing quality reviews for the articles we publish.

Publication Frequency

Policy on Publishing Schedule for JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat

  1. Frequency of Publication: JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat will be published biannually, with issues released in the months of January and July. This publication schedule allows for a consistent and predictable release of articles to the readership.
  2. Articles in Press: Articles in press are peer reviewed, accepted articles to be published in this publication. When the final article is assigned to volumes/issues of the publication, the article in press version will be removed and the final version will appear in the associated published volumes/issues of the publication. The date an article was first made available online will be carried over. Please be aware that, although articles in press do not have all bibliographic details available yet, they can already be cited using the year of online publication and the DOI, as follows: author(s), article title, Publication (year), DOI.

Please consult the journal’s reference style for the exact appearance of these elements, abbreviation of journal names and use of punctuation.

There are three types of Articles in Press:

  • Journal pre-proofs: versions of an article that have undergone enhancements after acceptance, such as the addition of a cover page and metadata, and formatting for readability, but are not yet definitive versions of record. These versions will undergo additional copyediting, typesetting and review before being published in final form, but are provided to give early visibility of the article. Please note that, during the production process, errors may be discovered which could affect the content, and all legal disclaimers that apply to the journal pertain.
  • Uncorrected proofs: articles that have been copy edited and formatted, but have not been finalized yet. They still need to be proof-read and corrected by the author(s) and the text could still change before final publication.
  • Corrected proofs: articles that contain the authors' corrections. Final citation details, e.g. volume and/or issue number, publication year and page numbers, still need to be added and the text might change before final publication.
  1. In Progress Articles: JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat adopts the "In Progress" policy for certain journal issues that are currently under development. Despite being in progress, these issues contain articles that have reached the final stage and are fully citable, including the full list of authors, article title, journal name, volume, issue, year, page numbers, and DOI.
  2. Manuscript Security and Confidentiality: JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is committed to maintaining the confidentiality and security of submitted manuscripts. Editors and reviewers involved in the review process are required to adhere to strict ethical guidelines set forth by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Any breach of confidentiality or misconduct will be treated seriously and investigated thoroughly.
  3. Timeliness of Publication: JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is dedicated to ensuring the timely publication of accepted articles. The editorial team will make every effort to adhere to the predetermined publication schedule. Authors can expect their articles to be published within a reasonable timeframe after acceptance, enabling timely dissemination of their research findings.
  4. Author Awareness and Consent: Authors submitting articles to JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the publishing policies, including the Articles in Press and In Progress Article formats. By submitting their work, authors implicitly consent to the publication practices outlined in this policy.
  5. Policy Review: This publishing schedule policy will be periodically reviewed by the JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat editorial board to ensure its effectiveness and alignment with evolving best practices in scholarly publishing. Any necessary updates or modifications will be implemented to maintain the journal's commitment to integrity and quality.

Note: This policy is based on the guidelines provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and has been tailored specifically for JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat.

 Open Access Policy and Subscription Policy

Open Access and Subscription Policy for JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat


JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat recognizes the importance of open access publishing and aims to provide guidelines for access and subscription to articles in accordance with the standards set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). This policy caters to the needs of readers, authors, and librarians, promoting open access principles.


  1. Open Access:
    • JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is committed to open access publishing, ensuring that all articles can be accessed free of charge by readers worldwide. This includes authors themselves, institutions, and librarians who wish to subscribe.
    • Readers can access and download articles from JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat's website without any subscription or paywall restrictions.
  2. Creative Commons License:
  3. Author Retention of Rights:
    • Authors retain the copyright to their published articles in JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat.
    • Authors have the freedom to share their articles through personal websites, repositories, or other platforms, promoting broader dissemination of their research.
  4. Compliance and Enforcement: All stakeholders, including readers, authors, and librarians, are expected to comply with this policy and adhere to COPE's ethical standards and guidelines.

Note: JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat strives to promote open access to high-quality research in the field of information technology and cybersecurity. By implementing this policy, JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat aims to foster collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation among readers, authors, and librarians, ultimately advancing the field of information appropriate and entrepreneurship.

 Publication Ethics

 JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat

In line with the mission of the Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya which seeks to advance and disseminate knowledge and understanding through scientific publications and knowledge books. As part of the Ethics of this publication the Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya adopted a neutral position on the issues managed in the publication. We offer a free and open type of access to our journal articles.

Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya is committed to upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process and we recommend the Committee on Best Practices Publication Ethics Guidelines (COPE).

Publication Ethics for Journal Editors

Editors should be accountable for everything published in their journal: this includes having measures in place to assess the quality of the material they accept for the journal and a willingness to publish corrections and clarifications when required.

Editors should act in a fair and balanced way when carrying out their duties, without discrimination on grounds of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religious or political beliefs.

Editors should provide guidance to authors and reviewers on everything that is expected of them.

Peer Review

Editors should make decisions on which articles to publish based on quality and suitability for the journal and without interference from the journal owner/publisher.

A description of peer review processes should be published, and editors should be ready to justify any important deviation from the described processes.

Editors should handle submissions in a fair, unbiased and timely manner and treat all manuscripts as confidential, for distribution to others for purposes of peer-review only.

Editors should have systems to ensure that peer reviewers’ identities are protected unless they use an open review system that is declared to authors and reviewers.

Journals should have policies and systems in place to ensure that commercial considerations do not affect editorial decisions, and editors should handle submissions for funded issues in the same way as for standard issues, so that articles are accepted entirely on their academic merit and without commercial influence.

Editors should be guided by COPE flowcharts in cases of suspected misconduct (including plagiarism) or disputed authorship.

Journals should  have a declared mechanism for authors to appeal against editorial decisions.

Editorial Board

Editors should provide new editorial board members with guidelines on everything that is expected of them and should keep existing members updated on new policies and developments.

Conflicts of Interest

Editors should have systems for managing their own conflicts of interest as well as those of their staff, authors, reviewers and editorial board members.

Publication Ethics for Journal Authors

Authors should declare that all work in their submitted piece is original, and cite content from other sources appropriately to avoid plagiarism.

Authors must ensure their contribution does not contain any libellous matter or infringe any copyright or other intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third party.

The listing of authors should accurately reflect who carried out the research and wrote the article, and the order of authorship should be jointly determined by all of the co-authors. All authors should be aware of the submission of their paper to the journal and agree to the main author signing an IPR form on their behalf.

Authors should ensure that their manuscript as submitted is not under consideration (or accepted for publication) elsewhere. Where sections of the manuscript overlap with published or submitted content, this should be acknowledged and cited.  Authors should obtain permission to reproduce any content from third-party sources (text and images).Unfortunately, the Press is unable to publish third-party content for which permission has not been obtained (excluding content covered by fair dealing).

The source of funding for a research project should be listed on all funded research papers. Other sources of support (including funding for Open Access article processing charges) should also be clearly identified in the manuscript, typically in an acknowledgement. Authors should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article.

Authors should inform the editor or publisher if there is a significant error in their published piece, and work with the editor to publish an erratum, addendum or retraction where necessary.

Publication Ethics for Journal Article Reviewers

Reviewers should assist in improving the quality of a submitted article by reviewing the manuscript with care, consideration and objectivity, in a timely manner.

Reviewers should inform the journal editor of any published or submitted content that is similar to the material under review, or any suspected plagiarism.

Reviewers should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article or author.

Reviewers should respect the confidentiality of any information or material supplied during the review process.



The principle of transparency is the fundamental protection of the scientific activity. It assumes the full clarity and accountability of processes that take place in science mainly, the spread of full list of information about the actions to all the interested individuals and the key parameters in order to verify them by the international scientific community. In the context of Predatory Journals practices, principle of transparency is understood as the willingness of Editorial Offices to be assessed by the international scientific community in case of reliability of their editorial processes while working with manuscripts (this means: the acceptance of manuscript, preliminary assessment, review, publication, and distribution). Maintaining the principle of transparency by journals is to enable to confirm that the Editorial Offices provide accountable scientific editorial services that are crucial for the scientific environment.

The accountable scientific editorial services may be understood as:

  1. Publishing complete information about the conditions needed for the articles to be published (the publication charges, the formal requirements of manuscripts, submission deadlines and the estimated time of manuscript acceptance to the first review and manuscript publication)
  2. Transparent criteria of manuscript rejection (when its topic is inconsistent with the journal’s profile, publisher’s policy, publisher’s requirements or when its scientific quality is not enough to be published),
  3. Feedback for the author on each step of editorial process,
  4. Transparent principles of review (including the selection of reviewers who are specialists in a particular study, preferably from different affiliation than the author of a publication),
  5. The proper review standards (parametrical and qualitative assessment of manuscript) as well as peer review dialog,
  6. Sharing the full content of scientific articles along with the data which served as the source for conclusions in electronic version in open access.

 Standard of Scientific Review 

JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat Experts pay attention to the fact that nowadays the values of scientific work reviews ale underrated. An accountable review based on the peer review dialog is crucial for the scientific activity and increasement of the scientists competencies. The most challenging actions for those who create the scientific policy at universities, associations, scientific academies, and for those who financially regulate the scientific activities are development and implementation of high standards of scientific reviews. Having more than fifteen years’ experience in releasing the scientific journals, we recommend the given components of a proper scientific review:

  1. Parametric assessment of manuscript, these are the closed-ended questions in review questionnaire. They consists of criteria suggested by the Editorial Office, such as topicality of discussed issues, originality of the theses or the substantive level of publications which are assessed by the reviewer who gives special points for them.
  2. Qualitative assessment of manuscript is a descriptive part of the review, where the reviewer indicates the positive as well as negative sides of the assessed article.
  3. Peer review dialogis a written form of communication between the author of a particular publication and a person who conducts the review. It can also mean all changes that, according to the reviewer, the author should introduce to the work. Peer review dialog indicates that the manuscripts were reviewed properly. Consequently, these manuscripts may be accepted to the publication, on the condition that the necessary changes are introduced.

The practice proposed by Index Copernicus, which is an exemplification of the transparency of reliable editorial services, is publishing by the Editorial Office part of the review containing at least one positive as well as negative remark concerning the authenticity of presented in the work researches plus their influence on the development or spread of study. This practice can be helpful for the general audience to familiarize with the initial opinion about a given work, as well as it can be a supplement to the article’s abstract.

 Statement of Originality

Date :


The Editorial Board of  JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat

Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya  

This original form must be signed and dated in ink and submitted with your completed manuscript to the JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat. No paper will be published without a signed Publishing Agreement. 

This Publishing Agreement is:


the undersigned (names of all authors):




Hereinafter referred to as "Authors" of:  
paper's title:
and JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat :
Regarding the manuscript entitled …………………………………………………………………  

…………………………………………....................................................……………., submitted to JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat  and accepted for publication.



  1. The manuscript submitted is original work and the sole property of the Author(s). It has not been published nor have significant parts of the work been published and it is not subject to publication in another
  2. The present manuscript has not been published anywhere in any form of publication (in any language) and it is not presently under consideration for publication anywhere in any form of
  3. The Author(s) has/have not signed any licence agreement or copyright/ownership permission with third parties that would prevent them from publishing in JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat.
  4. When a manuscript has more than one contributor, regardless of the degree of involvement (one main author with secondary authors, or co-authors at the same level of involvement), all of the authors involved in the intellectual elaboration of the manuscript have been properly
  5. When a manuscript has more than one contributor, all of the contributors have read and agreed to the final version of the document. 
  6. The undersigned hereby agree to designate:as the contributor who will receive all correspondence and who has enough authority to represent all of the authors as their authorized agent.
  7. When a manuscript has more than one contributor (as specified in point 4), JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat is discharged from the responsibility of acknowledging all of the contributors and their level of
  8. All of the contributors understand that JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat does not necessarily share the views and opinions expressed in the
  9. All quotations, citations, paraphrases and their respective bibliographical references have been properly identified and noted thereby guaranteeing the paper’s ethics and
  10. As required, written permission was obtained for any copyrighted material in the manuscript.
  11. The Author(s) understand(s) that a source must be properly acknowledged and that permission to include it in the manuscript must be obtained from the copyright holder; this is the responsibility of the Author(s). Further, all trademark usage within the manuscript must be properly credited to its owner otherwise written permission to use the name must be granted and secured by the Author(s). The manuscript must not violate other copyright or proprietary rights, and it must not in any way contain libellous, defamatory or confidential material that could infringe upon any laws or contractual obligations. As such, the Author(s) agree(s) to indemnify and hold harmless JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat and its publisher from and against any and all legal fees, damages, or other costs resulting from proceedings related to this matter.
  12. If the manuscript is accepted for publication, the Author(s) transfer(s) the manuscript’s editing rights and copyrights to the editor of JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat (Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya), free of charge, exclusively and for an indefinite period of time, which implies thefollowing:
    1. The Author(s) accept(s) that, with their collaboration, the manuscript/paper will be modified by the editing team of JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat in compliance with the "Instructions for authors", as previously established and published in the official JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat web page (, with regards to procedures, formatting, correction, editing, translation, publication, duration of the editorial process and other requirements set out in the aforementioned 
    2. The Author(s) accept(s) that the manuscript/paper will be distributed through the Creative Commons 3.0 licence (for non-commercial use, with no derivative works). This means readers can download, save, copy and distribute the approved and published final version (post print) of the manuscript/paper for free, as long as it is not for commercial purposes, and will not generate derivative works. Readers must mention JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat as the primary publication source of themanuscript/paper.
    3. The Author(s) consent(s) to the transfer of the manuscript/paper to reading, sound or voice files, or any other technical representation or device that is available, to facilitate access to the manuscript by people who are partially or totally blind, or who have other special abilities that prevent conventional access to
    4. The Author(s) consent(s) to the publication and reproduction of the manuscript/paper, or part of it, in print and electronic media including the Internet and any other known or not yet known
    5. The Author(s) consent(s) to JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat  posting the electronic version of the manuscript/paper online and to enabling open access to it at all times from anywhere, through whatever physical or electronic means the reader might have at
    6. The Author(s) accept(s) any other usage, procedure, and known or not yet known system that will be associated with the editorial activities and purposes related to JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat.
    7. The Author(s) agree(s) that JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat will carry out or foster actions aimed at increasing the manuscript’s visibility by publishing, reproducing, distributing, and disseminating it in all forms and media, and by authorizing other reputable third parties to do the
  13. Reuse rights: the Author(s) also agree(s) that Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya will grant the right to reuse the approved and published final version (post print) of the manuscript/paper to the Author(s) for any purpose including its online publication on any other webpage, as long as it is for non-profit
  14. The Author(s) agree(s) to provide a contact email address to JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat, as well as all personal data needed to identify the authorship of themanuscript/paper.
  15. The Author(s) also authorize(s) JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat to publish the required personal data (first and last name, affiliation, city and country) together with the manuscript/paper. Any other data will be kept confidential by JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat and will not be disclosed to third parties without the AUTHOR(S)
  16. The Author(s) accept(s) that the submission and possible publication of the manuscript/paper in JPM17: Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakatwill be governed by its editorial policies, the institutional regulations of Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, and Indonesian Additionally, should a disagreement in criteria or a future dispute arise, it will be settled in accordance with Alternative Dispute (Claims) Resolution mechanisms and Indonesian jurisdiction.